L-Menthol Quick Details

Chemical Name:L-Menthol
Other Names: (1R-(1-alpha,2-beta,5-alpha))-5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanol;(1r,3r,4s)-(-)-mentho;(1R,3R,4S)-(-)-MENTHOL;(R)-(-)-Menthol;5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-,(1r-(1alpha,2beta,5alpha))-cyclohexano;5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-,

CAS Registry Number:2216-51-5
EINECS :218-690-9
Chemical Structure:l menthol chemical structure
Molecular Formula:C10H20O
Molecular Weight:176.12
Sample: available
Applications:heat analgesia, mechanical allodynia, and a biphasic effect on cold sensitivity in rats.

L-Menthol Typical Properties

Analysis Contents Analysis Standard  Analysis Results
USP31 BP2012
Characteristics Colorless,transparent hexagonal or needlelike crystals Pass
Melting point 41~44℃ About43℃ 41.5~42.5℃
Solubility 1g soluble in 5ml of 90%(v/v) alcohol, forming aclear solution Conforms
Specific rotation -45°~-51° About-50° -49.68°
Limit of nonvolatile residue Not overrun 0.05 under condition of 105℃ 0.01
Organic volatile impurities Solvent-Usedimethyl sulfoxide Pass

Chromatographic purity

The peak response due to menthol is not less than 98% ≥99.3%
Heavy Metals ≤10ppm <10ppm
Residue On Ignition ≤0.1% <0.1%


The Above-Mentioned Product Conforms To

L-Menthol Packaging and Shipping

Bulk and packaged material in all regions of the world:

  • Paper drum, 20kg 

l menthol packaging

L-Menthol Applications

Topical application of L-menthol induces heat analgesia, mechanical allodynia, and a biphasic effect on cold sensitivity in rats.

L-Menthol Storage

Keep container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place. Combustible materials should be stored away from extreme heat and away from strong oxidizing agents.

 l menthol storing

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